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Stacey L. Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
Academic Office Location:
Public Health Sciences
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6325
Phone: 860-679-2927
Fax: 860-679-1581
B.S.University of DaytonSocial Work
M.A.University of ConnecticutSociology
Ph.D.Kent State UniversitySociology

Post-Graduate Training
FellowshipCollaborative Center for Health EquityHealth Equity Leadership Fellows
FellowshipCross-Cultural Health Care Training Program
FellowshipConnecticut Health FoundationHealth Leadership Fellow
FellowshipUniversity of ConnecticutService Learning Faculty Fellow

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Institute for Collaboration in Health, Intervention and Policy (InCHIP) Leadership FellowUConn
Health Career Opportunity Program Faculty Recognition AwardUConn Health
Joan Segal Outstanding Faculty AwardDepartment of Public Health Sciences
HonoreeGroup on Women in Medicine and Science
Honoree, Women of InnovationConnecticut Technology Council
Teaching Award of ExcellenceClinical Medicine Course
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Graduate Public Health Curriculum Planning CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2019
National Association of Multicultural EducationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2019
Family Life Education, Inc.Community ServiceBoard MemberExternalLocal2018
Industry Advisory Board to Sport and Medical Sciences AcademyCommunity ServiceBoard MemberExternalLocal2018
Admissions Committee, School of MedicineAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2017
Academic Advancement CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeVice ChairUConn HealthUniversity20162018
Clinical Policy CommitteeEducation CommitteeCo-ChairUConn HealthUniversity20162018
Academic Advancement CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20142018
Executive Committee, Connecticut Multicultural Health PartnershipAdvisory CommitteeChairExternalState20132016
Public Issues CouncilAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20132018
Community-Campus Partnerships for HealthProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2009
American Public Health AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2008
Education and Training Core, NIH funded export center: Center for the Elimination of Health Disparities among LatinosAdvisory CommitteeCo-DirectorExternalNational20082011
Steering Committee Member, Rowe ScholarsAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn-StorrsUniversity20082013
Steering Committee Member, Community Advisory Team, Sister Talk of HartfordAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal20082010
Awareness and Outreach Committee, Connecticut Multicultural Health PartnershipAdvisory CommitteeCo-ChairExternalState20082018
Community Curriculum Planning CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity20072018
Selectives Course CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity2007
Curriculum Operating Sub-CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20072017
Health Advisory Board, New Britain HeadstartAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal2007
Association for Research on MotheringProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20062014
Clinical Medicine Course Teaching Awards CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2006
Health Career Opportunities Admissions Committee for Summer InternsAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2006
Association of American Medical CollegesProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2005
Office of Diversity Program’s Historical Recognition SubcommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20042010
Clinical Medicine Course Steering CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20012016
Association of Black SociologistsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2000
Connecticut Public Health AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState2000
Multi-Ambulatory Experience Homeweek Sub-CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20002017

Journal Articles

  • Creating a Comprehensive Approach to Exposing Underrepresented Pre-health Professions Students to Clinical Medicine and Health Research.
    Stewart, Kerry-Ann*; Brown, Stacey L; Wrensford, Granville; Hurley, Marja M *Corresponding Author Journal of the National Medical Association 2020 Jan;
  • Teens as Teachers: Improving Recruitment and Training of Adolescent Standardized Patients in a Simulated Patient Encounter
    Alerte, A, Brown, S, Hoag, J, Wu, T, Sapieha-Yanchak, T, Pfeiffer, C, Harrington, K, and Palley, J Journal of Community Medicine and Health Education 2015 May;
  • Adolescent History Training Module
    Alerte, A, Kosowicz, Brown S. and Lewis J. MedEdPortal 2009 Aug;
  • Mothering: Perspectives from African American, West Indian and Latina Adolescents
    Brown SL Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering 2008 Jan;9(2):112-129
  • Using web-based video to enhance physical examination skills in medical students.
    Orientale, Eugene; Kosowicz, Lynn; Alerte, Anton; Pfeiffer, Carol; Harrington, Karen; Palley, Jane; Brown, Stacey; Sapieha-Yanchak, Teresa Family medicine 2008 Jan;40(7):471-6
  • A Community-Grounded Approach to Developing Cross-Cultural Skills Education
    Brown SL, Lewis J The National AHEC Bulletin: The Changing Health Professions Educational Landscape 2004 Jan;21(1):
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Anti-Racist Medical Education: An elective for pre-clinical health professions studentsTalkSociety for Public Health Education2021St. Louis, MO
Student Attittudes and Perceptions of COVID-19 and its Impact on Medical EducationPosterAssociation of American Medical Colleges Group on Educational Affairs2021Virtual
Improving Communication, Reducing Health Disparities, Encouraging Advocacy: A Curriculum for Medical StudentsPosterNational Association of Multicultural Education2020Virtual
To Trust or Not to Trust, that is the Question: Developing Innovative Multicultural Education Curricula to Address the Influence of Physician Trust among Racially and Ethnically Diverse LGBT PatientsPosterNational Association for Multicultural Education2019Tucson, AZ
The Health Disparities Clinical Summer Research Fellowship Program Exposes Undergraduate Pre-Health Professions Students to Clinical Medicine and Health ResearchPosterNew England Group on Student Affairs2019Boston, MA
Preparing the Next Generation: The Health Disparities Clinical Summer Research FellowshipPosterConference on Academic Research in Education2019Las Vegas, NV
Trust Matters: LGBT Patients, Physician Trust and Implications for Medical EducationTalkAmerican Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences2018Las Vegas, NV
Sex is Better than Ever: Exploring Intimacy, Parenthood and Wellbeing among Racially Diverse Women Ages 30 to 80PosterAmerican Public Health Association2018San Diego, CA
An Investigation of Sexual Wellbeing and Health: Employing Strength Based Approach to the Study of Black Women's SexualityTalkAmerican Association of Behavioral Social Sciences2017Las Vegas, NV
Teen Motherhood: Her Story- Utilizing the Multiracial Feminist Framework to Examine Teen Moms from their own PerspectiveTalkEthnographic and Qualitative Research Conference2017Las Vegas, NV
Is Mama Really Happy? Utilizing Positive Psychology and Multiracial Feminist Theory to Explore Gender Roles, Race and Health among African American and Afro-Caribbean WomenTalkAssociation of Black Sexologists and Clinicians2017St. Thomas, VI
We have CLAS, Do You? Improving CLAS Standards Awareness StatewidePosterHeatlh Disparities Conference2016New Orleans, LA
Addressing Health Disparities through Education: LGBT PatientsPosterHealth Disparities Conference2016New Orleans, LA
Sexualosity” and General Life Satisfaction in the Lives of Professional Black Women: A Black Feminist AnalysisTalkAssociation of Black Sexologists and Cliniicians2016Fort Lauderdale, FL
Trust Matters: Physician Trust among Diverse LGBT Patients and Implications for Care and Medical EducationPosterAmerican Public Health Association2016Denver, CO
You Don’t Know what you Don’t Know: Preparing Health Professionals to work with Southeast Asian CommunitiesPosterAmerican Public Health Association2016Denver, CO
Mom has Sex?!: The Intersectionality of Gender, Culture and RaceOtherAssociation of Black Sexologists and Clinicians2016St. Thomas, VI
'Sexuaolosity' and General Life Satisfaction in the Lives of Professional Black Women: A Black Feminist AnalysisTalkAssociation of Black Sexologists and Clinicians2016Fort Lauderdale, FL
You Don't Know What you Don't Know: Preparing Health Professionals to Work with Southeast Asian CommunitiesPosterAmerican Public Health Association2016Denver, CO
LGBT Patient Narratives to Teach Sexual History-TakingPosterSex and Gender Based Medical Education Conference2015Rochester, MN
Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: Preparation, Pipeline, PartnershipPosterAmerican Public Health Association2014New Orleans, LA
Do you have CLAS? A Statewide Initiative to Improve Knowledge of the CLAS Standards among Providers, Students and ConsumersPosterAmerican Public Health Association2014New Orleans, LA
Raising Awareness, Improving Skills: A Strategy to Address Health Disparities among Southeast Asians in ConnecticutTalkAmerican Public Health Association2014New Orleans, LA
Developing Cross-Cultural Communication Curriculum: Awareness, Knowledge and SkillsTalkInternational Medical Interpreters Association2014Houston, TX
Effective Partnerships for Achieving Health Equity and Systems Change: Collaborations between a State Agency, Advocacy Groups, Academic, and Other PartnersTalkHealth Disparities Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University2014New York, NY
Speak Up! A Longitudinal, Multi-Year Undergraduate Curriculum for Patient AdvocacyTalkNortheast Group on Educational Affairs2014New Haven, CT
Teens as Teachers Improving Recruitment and Training of Adolescent Standardized Patients in a Simulated Patient EncounterPosterNortheast Group on Educational Affairs2014New Haven, CT
Engaging Youth in the Social Lives of Communities: A Photo-Voice Pilot Project to Promote ChangePosterAmerican Public Health Association2014New Orleans, LA
Intersectional Research in LGBT Health: A Call to ActionTalkEastern Sociological Association Annual Conference2013Boston, MA
The Definition and Delivery of Culturally Competent Care to LGBT Patients: Evidence from a Community Driven ModelPosterNational Conf. on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations2013Oakland, CA
That's Not Exactly What I Meant: A Curriculum for Successfully Working with an InterpreterPosterNational Conf. on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations2013Oakland, CA
Let's Work Together: A Community-Campus Collaboration to Explore Southeast Asian Health Beliefs and PracticesTalkNational Conf. on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations2013Oakland, CA
What's in a Name: Distinguishing Medical School EducatorsPosterNortheast Group on Educational Affairs2013New York, NY
Helping Medical Students Get the IDEA and ACE Professional Reflection: Using Rubrics to Help Foster, Guide and Evaluate Reflective Writing ExercisesPosterAmerican Association of Medical Colleges2013Philadelphia, PA
A Different Voice: Perspectives from Non-Physician Medical EducatorsPosterAmerican Association of Medical Colleges2013Philadelphia, PA
Teens as Teachers: Building and Adolescent Health CurriculumPosterMedEdPortal, I-Collaborative2012
Improving Understanding of Southeast Asian Cultures: A Strategy for Addressing Health DisparitiesPosterAmerican Association of Medical Colleges2012San Francisco, CA
Teens as Teachers: Building An Adolescent Health CurriculumTalkAmerican Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)2011Denver, CO
Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? Building Momentum for Health Equity in ConnecticutPosterAmerican Public Health Association (APHA)2011Washington DC
Improving Doctor-Patient Communication in Cross-Cultural SettingsPosterNortheast Group on Educational Affairs2011Washington D.C.
Putting the Cart Before the Horse: The Relevance of Social Justice in Cultural Competency TrainingTalkAssociation of Black Sociologists2010Atlanta, GA
Where to Begin: Using Competencies to Develop and Assess Community Based Education CurriculumPosterNortheast Group on Educational Affairs2010Farmington, CT
Think About It: Using Journal Reflection to Consider Chemical Dependency IssuesPosterNortheast Group on Educational Affairs2010Farmington, CT
Connect and Create: Building University-Community Partnerships to Develop Cross Cultural Curricula Addressing Health DisparitiesPosterHealth Disparities Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University2009New York, NY
Developing Curricula through University-Community PartnershipsPosterAssociation of Black Sociologists2009New Orleans, LA
Cultural Competency Education and the Need for Social and Behavioral Sciences in the CurriculumTalkAssociation of Black Sociologists2009New Orleans, LA
Adolescent History Training ModuleTalkMedEdPortal2009
Cross-Cultural and Diversity Inclusiveness: Training of Health and Human Service Providers: A Comprehensive and Participatory ApproachTalkNew England Regional Minority Health Conference2009Providence, RI
Collaborating with Communities: Cross Cultural Education to Address Health DisparitiesTalkGlobal Health Education Consortium2008Sacramento, CA
Connecting with the Community for Cross Cultural EducationTalkNortheast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) annual Conference2008Burlington, VT
Tools for Teaching Cross-Cultural SkillsTalkNew England Conference on Multicultural Education (NECME)2008Hartford, CT
Cross-cultural and Diversity Inclusiveness Training to Reduce ‘Borders as Barriers’ to Health and Health CarePosterAmerican Public Health Association (APHA)2008San Diego, CA
Building a Health Literacy CurriculumPosterNortheast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) annual Conference2007Stony Brook, NY
Developing Medical Education Partnerships with Local CommunitiesTalkAmerican Association of Medical Colleges2007Washington DC
Race, Biology and CulturePosterNetwork/TULF annual Conference2006Ghent, Belgium
Culturally Competent Health Care: What is it and how can we achieve it?TalkCommunity Health Foundation of Greater New Britain2005Berlin, CT
A Required Professional Capstone Experience: The Selective CoursePosterNetwork/TULF annual Conference2005Vietnam
An Introduction to Community Based Education: Community Orientation and TourPosterNetwork/TULF annual Conference2005Vietnam
Developing Educational Tools to Reduce Health DisparitiesTalkSociety of General Internal Medicine2004Chicago, IL
Teen Pregnancy: A Mother’s PerspectiveTalkAssociation of Black Sociologists2004San Francisco, CA
A Multidimensional Assessment of Teen Pregnancy from a Mother’s PerspectiveTalkRace, Gender, and Class conference2004New Orleans, LA
Developing Cross-Cultural Curricula with the CommunityPosterNetwork2004Atlanta, GA
Preparing Medical Students for Urban Health: Developing Cross-Cultural Curricula with the CommunityTalkInternational Health Medical Education Consortium2003New York, NY
Assessing Community Health SkillsTalkNortheast Group on Educational Affairs Regional Meeting2003Boston, MA
Community Connections: Improving Education, Research and ServiceTalkConnecticut Health Seminar Series2002Farmington, CT
Deconstructing Race as a Cross-cultural Skills Teaching ToolTalkAssociation of Black Sociologists2002Chicago, IL
Three Practitioners’ Views of Distance Education: Perspectives from the Sciences, Social Sciences, and the HumanitiesTalkAlbertus Magnus College and the Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium2002New Haven, CT
Developing Cross Cultural Curricula with the CommunityTalkCommunity Campus Partnerships for Health Conference2001San Antonio, TX
Dimensions of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic and Black Public HealthPanel DiscussionAssociation of Black Sociologists2001Anaheim, CA
Community Based Clinical Practice Sites as Role Models for Partnership and Health PromotionPosterCommunity Campus Partnerships for Health Conference2000Washington DC
Cross Cultural CurriculumPosterAmerican Association of Medical Colleges2000Washington DC
’Since When is Gender a Four-Letter Word?’: An Experience of Doing Research on Gender in a Chilly ClimateTalkToxic Towers: The Impact of Higher Education on Women Conference1997Akron, OH
Racial Passing: Social and Psychological ConsequencesTalkNorth Central Sociological Association1995Pittsburgh, PA